Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
Remember Arthur Anderson, the man who ran for Palm Beach Co, Florida Election Supervisor on a promise that he would give the voters a voter verified paper trail? He is also the man who ran from that promise just as soon as he was elected and took office. In fact he has gone so far to protect the counties paperless Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) voting machines that his office lied in an estimate for how much it would cost for elections if the county went to a paper ballot based optical-scan system. In their estimate to the county, Anderson tripled the cost of printing each paper ballot to $1.25 per ballot from the actual $.40 per ballot. The difference in the estimate? $2.2 million. And in California the SoS has announced that ES&S is not cooperating in her "top-to-bottom" review of the state's voting systems. It seems that ES&S has refused to turn-over their source code for review. ...
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